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NightShares debuts two US equity ETFs for overnight trading

Jul 5th, 2022 | By
Bruce Lavine, CEO of NightShares

Newly minted ETF issuer NightShares has debuted two US equity funds that seek to capture the “Night Effect”, a phenomenon whereby overnight markets have historically outperformed daytime trading sessions on a risk-adjusted basis.

Vanguard trims fees across $172bn worth of ETFs

Dec 18th, 2021 | By
Invesco slashes fee on ESG-screened global multi-factor ETF

Vanguard has trimmed the fees on 11 US-listed ETFs that provide a range of mainstream equity and fixed income exposures.

JP Morgan launches actively managed US value ETF

Oct 29th, 2021 | By
Bryon Lake, Head of Americas ETF Client at JP Morgan Asset Management

JP Morgan Asset Management expanded its ETF offering earlier this month with the launch of the actively managed, large-cap-focused JPMorgan Active Value ETF (JAVA US) on NYSE Arca.

ESG driving index innovation and growth, finds IIA survey

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
ESG driving index innovation and growth, finds IIA survey

The Index Industry Association (IIA) has released the results of its fifth annual global benchmark survey, revealing record-breaking growth in the number of ESG indices produced by its members.

First Trust adds small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

Oct 14th, 2021 | By
First Trust adds US small-cap ETF to multi-manager range

First Trust has expanded its actively managed multi-manager ETF line-up by launching a new fund on NYSE Arca focused on US small-cap equities.

Avantis builds out active suite with value and real estate equity ETFs

Oct 4th, 2021 | By
Eduardo Repetto, Chief Investment Officer of Avantis Investors

Avantis Investors has expanded its investment offering with the launch of four new actively managed ETFs on NYSE Arca.

Hartford debuts its first ESG ETF in partnership with Schroders

Aug 13th, 2021 | By
Vernon Meyer, Chief Investment Officer of Hartford Funds.

Hartford Funds has launched the Hartford Schroders ESG US Equity ETF (HEET US), an actively managed multi-factor US equity fund that is the firm’s first ETF to directly incorporate a socially responsible investment mandate.

FTSE Russell unveils suite of Paris-aligned equity indices

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment Product Management, EMEA, FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE EU Climate Benchmarks Index Series, a suite of climate-themed equity indices aligned with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Putnam debuts four semi-transparent active equity ETFs

May 28th, 2021 | By
Robert L. Reynolds, President and CEO, Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments has debuted its first ETFs with the launch of four actively managed semi-transparent funds on NYSE Arca that replicate some of the firm’s most popular US equity strategies.

Regime change takes root in Factorland

Apr 22nd, 2021 | By
Regime change takes root in Factorland

By FTSE Russell.

The rotation away from pricey defensive factors (notably Quality) into their cyclically sensitive counterparts (led by Value) went into overdrive in Q1 2021 as markets recalibrated expectations for a quicker post-crisis economic recovery.